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how do you pick the right size accoustic guitar?
NO REALLY I want to start learning to play again. BUT I haven't played since BEFORE I stopped growing. So the guitar size I first used would be too small. BUT ALSO I have short arms. I OF COURSE don't get a guitar too big to fit around it so I can play it that would defeit the purpose wouldn't it? What I'm asking is where would I measure from AND should I add a couple of inches to the length of my arms just in case? or SHORTEN it for same reason?
- Tony BLv 42 months ago
Guitars don't come in sizes and you don't get measured up for one.
Unless you are a very young child (which seems unlikely) you want an ordinary standard-sized guitar.
I'd suggest that you don't go for a dreadnought shape (which many people find too bulky). Go to a store and try out some guitars within your budget and choose one that you find comfortable.
- IvanLv 62 months ago
Go to a music store where they have several guitars in stock and try them out for fit.